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Location: A Little New England Town
Gender: Female
Born: A delightful mystery!
Interests: Write, Revise,Review, Repeat...
Member: Premier Author
Joined: March 2007
karenina is a poet who believes poetry is the DNA of our souls. Throughout the ages poets have been creating a unique perspective of the world; from historical events to the most intimate moments of human interaction. Writing is a process much like birth! Joyful, laborious,
painful, and always a journey to creation! I hope to learn from others as I travel this path. My intention is to offer comments of merit that will lift us both. I appreciate honest and respectful reviews, and shall offer the same...
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FanStory wrote to karenina: Congratulations! April 2021 Recognized Writer!
April 11, 2021 at 11:45PM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations!!!
    April 11, 2021 at 11:27PM
    Jay Squires: I am verklempt, Karenina, that you are getting the recognition you soooooo deserve. congratulations
    April 11, 2021 at 11:39PM
    MissMerri: It makes me SO happy to see this award go to you Karenina. Congratulations!
    April 11, 2021 at 11:47PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Karenina!!

    April 11, 2021 at 11:51PM
    Jesse James Doty: Congratulations, Karenina! You are a sure winner in all aspects.
    April 11, 2021 at 11:55PM
    kmoss: Congrats on a well deserved win! ❤️
    April 11, 2021 at 11:56PM
    L. Kalere: Congratulations Karenina...it's clear that writing is your purpose. Well done.
    April 12, 2021 at 12:19AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    April 12, 2021 at 12:21AM
    Melodie Michelle: AWESOME JOB! What an honor and it is so well deserved sweet friend! My CONGRATULATIONS and may God bless you;-)
    April 12, 2021 at 12:38AM
    LisaMay: Wonderful news... really well deserved.
    April 12, 2021 at 12:54AM
    I'm thrilled to find this announcement this morning. I love your work and you are so deserving of recognition. Smiles and Hugs - Carol
    April 12, 2021 at 6:07AM
    phill doran: Ah, well done - this is great...I am pleased for you
    April 12, 2021 at 6:33AM
    Father Flaps: Congratulations, Karenina!
    April 12, 2021 at 6:46AM
    prodigal: Great choice. Congratulations!!!
    April 12, 2021 at 6:54AM
    Pam (respa): Super Congratulations to you, Karenina, for this special honor. It is very well deserved. Enjoy your day!!
    April 12, 2021 at 7:48AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Karenina!
    "Miss Emily" and I are smiling! :)
    April 12, 2021 at 8:11AM
    Earl Corp: Congratulations! Well deserved.
    April 12, 2021 at 8:29AM
    Judy Lawless: Congratulations! Well deserved!
    April 12, 2021 at 8:42AM
    Wils: Congratulations. Nicely done
    April 12, 2021 at 8:57AM
    Janice Canerdy: A huge CONGRATS, Karenina, on your well-deserved honor!
    April 12, 2021 at 10:05AM
    AJ McCall: Hi, congrats!
    April 12, 2021 at 10:11AM
    Anne Johnston: Congratulations on your win
    April 12, 2021 at 11:21AM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, dear. A wonderful feeling and accomplishment.
    Blessings always, Sal XOs....
    April 12, 2021 at 12:21PM
    CrystieCookie999: Congratulations on the April Writer award!
    April 12, 2021 at 12:40PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Karenina. :))
    April 12, 2021 at 1:12PM
    robyn corum: Well, it's about doggone time! HUZZAH!!!!!!
    April 12, 2021 at 2:03PM
    Spangle: Wonderful accomplishment! So glad to hear the good news--Janet
    April 12, 2021 at 7:34PM
    Michele Harber: Congratulations. I'm so happy for you!!!
    April 12, 2021 at 8:53PM
    karenina: Thank you FanStory. Thank you to all the great fellow writers and reviewers who make this such a dynamic site! This is an honor I did not expect!--Karenina
    April 13, 2021 at 4:49PM
    Eternal Muse: Congratulations on the great achievement, Karen! You are one of the best poets I know, and can't think of the person more deserving of this honor.
    April 14, 2021 at 6:59AM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Karenina!!! I thought you would have received this award years ago; must be because you're secluded in a little New England town. Well deserved!
    April 15, 2021 at 10:25AM
    Katherine M. Kean: Just found the notification. I'm so very pleased for you. Well-deserved! Congratulations!
    April 16, 2021 at 2:22AM
    Katherine M. Kean: really delighted for you . It's wonderful news!
    April 16, 2021 at 2:24AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Congratulations! Honorable Mention Finish in the Reviewing Contest!
April 3, 2021 at 4:48PM
    Jesse James Doty: Congratulations, Karenina! You put a lot of thought into your reviews, way to go!
    April 3, 2021 at 7:26PM
    Sugarray77: Congrats on the recognition!! Well deserved!

    April 3, 2021 at 8:59PM
    Begin Again: Congratulations! Speaking from experience, your reviews are well-thought-out and very meaningful to the recipient. I am thrilled when I am fortunate to have you read one of mine. Smiles - Carol
    April 12, 2021 at 6:09AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: A Permanent Hush finished first in the contest "Silence"
March 4, 2021 at 5:10PM
    Begin Again: Congratulations on winning first place in the contest. Smiles to you!
    March 5, 2021 at 8:30AM
    kmoss: Congrats on a well deserved win twin! (Triplet, but I had to rhyme it!)
    March 5, 2021 at 9:41AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Congratulations! Words Hurt is the new Poem of the Month!
February 6, 2021 at 12:12AM
    Blu Rider: Congratulations on your well deserved win!
    February 6, 2021 at 1:19AM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Karenina! :))
    February 6, 2021 at 1:33AM
    kmoss: Congrats! A well-deserved win! :)
    February 6, 2021 at 1:52AM
    Charley Lake: Yay! Congrats! :))
    February 6, 2021 at 9:33AM
    Jesse James Doty: Congratulations, Karenina! This was an outstanding poem and a well-deserved accomplishment.
    February 6, 2021 at 11:12AM
    phill doran: Congratulations! A deserved win.
    February 6, 2021 at 11:13AM
    Judy England-McCarthy: When truth is spoken so well one can only hope someone is listening. Thanks
    February 6, 2021 at 1:29PM
    Pam (respa): Big Congratulations, Karenina!!😊😊
    February 6, 2021 at 2:58PM
    Elizabeth Emerald: In case you didn't see it in the review update:
    February 6, 2021 at 3:27PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Karenina!!
    February 6, 2021 at 3:42PM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Karenina! A wonderful win!
    February 6, 2021 at 5:26PM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Karenina!!! Marvelous.
    February 6, 2021 at 6:21PM
    RGstar: Well done Karenina... Congrats
    February 6, 2021 at 9:41PM
    Jay Squires: This was such a worthy win, and you a worthy winner. Congratulations, Karenina.
    February 7, 2021 at 12:13AM
    Eternal Muse: Congratulations, Karen! Very well deserved. Excellent poem and a powerful and poignant social commentary.
    February 7, 2021 at 2:42AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations! Poignant eloquent and timely write.

    February 8, 2021 at 12:17PM
    karenina: Thanks to all of you who nurture and encourage and stick with me as I attempt evolutionary growth in poetry and, on occasion, prose! Your well wishes mean more to me that I can express!--Karenina
    February 18, 2021 at 4:45PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Your Vote Cannot be Counted... finished first in the contest "Write a Limerick"
September 13, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Eternal Muse: Congratulations on the first place, Karen! This was a great Limerick.
    September 13, 2020 at 1:59AM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations on your first place finish in the contest! Rodger
    September 13, 2020 at 7:42AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations, Karenina. A well deserved win!
    September 13, 2020 at 7:48AM
    karenina: Congrats to all my fellow Limerick authors--and a special nod to Warren Rodgers-who came within one single vote of sharing first place! I do appreciate all of your support and thank each of you for your kind comments.--Karenina
    September 13, 2020 at 1:18PM
    Warren Rodgers: Whoops I just realized I forgot to vote LOL !!
    Just kidding, Karen. I do appreciate your kindness.
    All the best
    September 14, 2020 at 11:04PM
    Alchera: Congratulations and cheers!
    October 12, 2020 at 5:40PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: And Then There Were None... finished third in the contest "Non-Fiction Writing Contest"
September 10, 2020 at 12:13AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Hue and Cry? finished second in the contest "Short and Colorful"
September 3, 2019 at 12:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Two Souls Passing finished third in the contest "5-7-5"
August 28, 2019 at 3:10PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: My Spirit is Willing finished third in the contest "Spiritual Prayer Poem"
July 2, 2019 at 12:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Jagged Whispers finished first in the contest "34 Syllables"
June 4, 2019 at 1:10AM
    karenina: Thanks to all the entrants! Great jobs all! Thank you also for voting me a first place this year! -- Karenina
    June 4, 2019 at 2:14AM
    Commando: A "SALUTE," Karenina! Prestigious win--"YOU BETCHA!" Did you hear the train a 'coming? TOOT TOOT! Best wishes and God Bless. Respectfully with Admiration, Bill
    June 4, 2019 at 6:55AM
    tempeste: Congratulations! A well deserved win!

    June 4, 2019 at 8:01AM
    l.raven: CONGRATULATIONS Karenina....on a well deserved vote...and a great win my sweet friend....love you..Linda xxoo
    June 4, 2019 at 12:11PM
    Michele Harber: Congratulations on your win, Karenina. Your poem was wonderfully done.
    June 5, 2019 at 12:56AM
    Rachelle Allen: Woot! I'm so happy for you! What an impressive achievement! xo
    June 7, 2019 at 8:23AM
    Jesse James Doty: Congratulations on winning first prize!
    June 8, 2019 at 12:33AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Trump Tower Hillbillies finished third in the contest "TV show theme song poem"
August 5, 2018 at 12:13AM
    michaelcahill: Belongs in the New Yorker. Congrats! :))
    August 5, 2018 at 12:17AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on a great TV show theme song. I loved your take. judiverse
    August 5, 2018 at 2:01PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Writer's Block? finished second in the contest "25 Syllable Poem"
July 13, 2018 at 5:10PM
    michaelcahill: I loved the inspiration for this. You took it and RAN! Great work. :))
    July 13, 2018 at 5:49PM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations on placing in the contest. Marilyn
    July 13, 2018 at 10:05PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: When Do We Send Him Back? finished second in the contest "Through the eyes of a child"
July 12, 2018 at 5:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Knight of Sorrow finished first in the contest "Stacked 5-7-5 "
July 10, 2018 at 2:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Don't Say A Word finished first in the contest "A Deep Secret"
July 9, 2018 at 5:10AM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations on your win. Great job. Marilyn
    July 9, 2018 at 10:42PM

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